Quiz Me! - People: World War II

Test your knowledge about people in the World War II era.

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This individual commanded the Third Army at the Battle of the Bulge. He ultimately ordered his forces to turn around to relieve American troops who had been surrounded by German forces.

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All of the following are associated with the work of the Navajo Code Talkers except:

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Douglas MacArthur’s military career spanned many decades. All of the following are true of MacArthur except:

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Eleanor Roosevelt interacted with American citizens as she traveled throughout the country. This was an important way for her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, to learn about current issues that needed to be addressed. Eleanor served in this manner rather than the President because

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After being a commander in World War II, Omar Bradley became the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He was promoted to the rank of five star General and later led the Veteran’s Administration. From where did Bradley receive his military training?

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George Patton was an opinionated General who often shared his ideas on the direction of military operations. For what did he initially gain fame?

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This person once said, “You get more joy out of giving to others, and should put a good deal of thought into the happiness you are able to give.”

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The accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen helped prompt President Harry S. Truman to

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After his troops were initially defeated fighting in the Pacific, who made the famous statement, “I shall return”?

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This person commanded the Pacific Fleet during World War II

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